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McCracken County
  • County in Kentucky

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Housing
    grade A minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade B
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  11. Commute
    grade A

editorial

McCracken County is located in Kentucky with a population of 67,573. McCracken County is one of the best places to live in Kentucky. In McCracken County, most residents own their homes. In McCracken County there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in McCracken County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in McCracken County are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$172,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$849
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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McCracken County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    151
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    83.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    95.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    747
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,378.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    353.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in McCracken County

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$58,490
National
$75,149

McCracken County Reviews

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